University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, 15-17 July 2005
This conference aims to determine the influence of German-speaking émigrés on British cinema from the late silent film era to the immediate post-World War Two period, focussing on areas such as exile, genre, technological transfer, professional training and education, cross-cultural exchange and representation. More than 300 filmmaking personnel found refuge in the United Kingdom from the mid-1920s to the late 1940s, and papers will address the careers and contributions by producers such as Alexander Korda and Max Schach, directors Berthold Viertel and Paul L. Stein, actors and actresses Anton Walbrook and Lilli Palmer,screenwriters Carl Mayer and Emeric Pressburger, cinematographers Gunther Krampf and Curt Courant, designers Alfred Junge and Ernö Metzner, and composers Hans May, Matyas Seiber and Allan Gray.
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